Edward A. Addy has more than 35 years of experience in technology management, practice and research, following ten years in mathematics and physics education. He has an extensive background in software and systems engineering and in program management. He has worked in a wide range of domain areas, including network communications, weapon control systems, financial and enforcement systems, and NASA space flight systems. Dr. Addy has published in the areas of system assurance, software product lines and software safety, and has presented at corporate, national and international conferences.
Education and Certification
Through engineering and program leadership roles in a 33-year career with Northrop Grumman, Dr. Addy developed experience in strategic planning and management oversight. Retiring in 2022 as a Senior Staff Systems Engineer, he served as a chief engineer, in business development and business deveolopment operations, and as an operations manager, program manager and site manager.
As a member for more than 30 years, Dr. Addy is engaged in various IEEE Computer Society and IEEE efforts, primarily in the areas of systems and software engineering process standards and in student awards. As Chair of the IEEE P1012 Working Group beginning in 2018 and previously as Secretary since 2007, he has been the editor for three versions of the standard on verification and validation. Dr. Addy became Chair of the CS Software and Systems Engineering Standards Committee (S2ESC), after serving for six years as an elected member. He has been chair of the IEEE CS Membership and Geographic Activities Awards and Recognition Committee since 2021. He has been a member of the IEEE Standards Association Standards Board or its committees since 2021. In each of these roles, he coordinates with colleagues from around the world with the goal of serving computing professionals. Dr. Addy was named as an inagural receipient of the IEEE CS Distinguished Contributor award in 2021.
|1999 - 2022
|Sr Systems Eng, Manager
|1995 - 1999
|West Virginia University
|1985 - 1995
|Logicon (now Northrop Grumman)
|Software Eng, Manager
|1981 - 1985
|U.S. Navy Nuclear Power School
|1980 - 1981
|College of Wooster (Ohio)
|1975 - 1980
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